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Design of the Optical Communication Demonstrator instrument optical system
Author(s): Norman A. Page
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the optical system for the Optical Communication Demonstrator (OCD) instrument. With an aperture of only 4 inches, the OCD instrument is designed to demonstrate the capability of communicating from space to a ground station with a small instrument using optical wavelengths.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 August 1994
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2123, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies VI, (16 August 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184677
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Norman A. Page, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2123:
Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies VI
G. Stephen Mecherle, Editor(s)

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